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256 Pages

ISBN: 9780199326259

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Military Orientalism

Eastern War Through Western Eyes

Patrick Porter

  • Shatters romanticised notions about the courage "oriental" warriors, from the Samurai to the Taliban
  • Exposes the danger in using "culture" as a means of understanding warfare
  • Argues against the idea of viewing culture as a script that dictates warfare